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Two Higdon Family Association 2017 Scholarship Winners from Kentucky and Maryland Have Been Chosen

Luke MahaneyJosie Sparks

Luke Mahaney, of La Plata, Maryland, and Josephine Ann “Josie” Sparks, of Bardstown, Kentucky, are this year’s recipients of the Higdon Family Association Scholarship. Luke is now working toward a Criminal Justice degree from the College of Southern Maryland in La Plata. Josie will enter the University of Kentucky in Lexington this fall to pursue a B. S. degree in Nursing. Both have done well in school and were enthusiastically recommended by those who know them.


Headline: Higdon’s Store left its mark, an update about Higdons in north Georgia focusing on a country store in Fannin County and on the family of Leonard Dean Higdon (b.1828) and Mary Ann McClure, three of whose sons were postmasters during the 73-year run of the Higdons Store Post Office.

Wood Eva Higdon

Wood, Eva Higdon - Age 94

Eva was a Two-year Director for the HFA. She's a direct descendant of Joseph Huffman Higdon and Margaret Matilda Berry

To learn more about Eva Wood, go to her obituary.

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